For some strange reason, miraculous properties have been ascribed to this rather ordinary body fluid by nearly every culture in human history. The total quantity of a man's semen was assumed to be a valuable lifetime constant from which all release had to be very frugally rationed. Though this hypothetical quantity was never determined and the quotas for rationed release never specified, loss of semen was nonetheless associated with `weakness'. Even now, it is quite common to see educated, well-placed men complaining of `weakness' from head to toe, ostensibly because of their belief that they have lost more semen than was good for them.

It is interesting to note that human spermatozoa were first seen under the microscope by Leeuwenhoek only in 1674 and that scientific proof that the sperm fertilizes the ovum to produce pregnancy was first available only in 1779 (Spallanzani). Yet, theories about the `vital fluid' abounded centuries ago, especially the one equating one drop of semen to forty drops of blood !! Quacks and `sexologists' help considerably in perpetrating these beliefs across all strata of society even today.

Premature Ejaculation:

Premature ejaculation is an extremely common condition. Kinsey, in his landmark report, had stated that it affects as many as 75% of all men. In today's context, premature ejaculation (PE) becomes especially relevant because of the increasing emphasis on female sexual gratification. Today's woman will not take anything lying down unless it is good enough (pun intended, of course). However, premature ejaculation seems to be nature's original design. The Kama Sutra has classified PE as one among many normal ejaculatory patterns.

From the standpoint of procreation of the species, prematurity of ejaculation seems to confer an evolutionary advantage. Early man lived in dangerous environs and had to finish mating in a hurry. He therefore had very little time in which to deposit his semen in the female's vagina and ensure propagation of the species. The continuation of this primitive PE streak in humans perhaps explains the preponderance of the condition in modern man.

PE is hard to define because its spectrum is so vast. Some men ejaculate at the mere thought of coitus. Others seem to be able to last long enough by average standards but are yet unable to gratify their partners. Hence, attempts have been made to quantify PE objectively on the basis of timing of intercourse up to the point of ejaculation, the number of pelvic thrusts until ejaculation, partner satisfaction, etc.. Researchers have actually placed stop-watches and thrustometers in patients' bedrooms.

There have been big advances in the treatments for impotence.

Psychosexual Therapy for Impotence

It is estimated that up to 90% of the cause of erectile problems have a psychological cause. This can range from relationships difficulties, performance anxiety or deeper more complex causes. An experienced counselor or therapist can help. They look at and work through these difficulties with you offering possible solutions.

Vacuum Pump Treatments for Impotence

A vacuum pump is a plastic cylinder. Vacuum pumps work by placing the device over the penis. Sucking out the air from the tube creates pressure and blood is forced rapidly into the penis (simulating what happens in an erection). A ring is then applied temporarily to the base of the penis to stop the blood draining away too quickly. This sustains the erection.

Medication Treatments for Impotence

Ygra is one of the best known medications for erectile dysfunction. You need to be sexually stimulated for viagra to be effective. Viagra works within an hour and usually lasts for three to four hours.

Transurethral therapy (Muse). A small pellet of a medication is put directly into the urethra. The urethra is the tube that runs through the penis and carries urine from the bladder and out through the tips of the penis. The drug is absorbed into the erectile tissue of the penis. It gives an erection within five to ten minutes.

Cialis. Cialis is taken 30 minutes before sexual activity. Cialis is effective only with sexual stimulation. Cialis is not an aphrodisiac and does not increase sexual desire.

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Levitra. Taken 10 minutes to one hour prior to sexual activity, Levitra can be effective for up to 12 hours. Levitra is not an aphrodisiac. It does not increase sexual desire.

Uprima. This medication is a pill taken under the tongue. Uprima dissolves within about 15 minutes and is effective for up to two hours. Uprima will not work without sexual stimulation.

Since time immemorial, the mankind has been looking for some wonder herb that can solve the problem of impotency or sterility. But unfortunately, there is no herb that can fully cure impotence but there are many drugs that can drastically improve sexual power and can cure sexual debility. Nowadays, there are many researches being held to prove efficacy of the herb ginseng in curing male impotence. Ginseng carry natural male hormone that improve the sexuality in men and hence is used as libido enhancer all across the world.

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